Senator Montgomery reflects on the historic passage of the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act

On the anniversary of Juneteenth, which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, Senator Montgomery reflects on the historic passage of the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act which will allow farm workers overtime, a day of rest, disability insurance, unemployment benefits, and other labor protections granted to other workers in New York State.

For more information about the bill, visit https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2019/s6578